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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 1 - Underfill Mental Health Counselor 2 -DCFS - Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $49,777.92 to  $73,956.96  PAY GRADE: 35
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.141
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 35728
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/08/2018
Close Date: 11/21/2018
Recruiter:
   NANCY PANOZZO
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 0 Days 22 Hrs 35 Mins
The Position
Mental Health Counselors provide counseling, case management, direct clinical services, community and home based services, and behavioral and human services to mentally ill, developmentally disabled and/or emotionally disturbed clients in an outpatient, residential, community or similar setting.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This recruitment is for several clinicians in the Child and Adolescent Mobile Crisis Response Team in Las Vegas. The Mobile Crisis Response Team triages calls from community, responds in teams to children and adolescents in acute psychiatric and behavioral crisis in the community. Responses can take place in emergency departments, schools, home and other community settings. Teams can remain in place for up to 30 days to provide intensive clinical and case management services to these youth and families. This position will be the clinical lead on the response and stabilization team. The mobile crisis team will provide services during daytime, evening and weekend hours across a variety of shifts. This recruitment is for all of the shifts that the Mobile Crisis Response Team covers. Applicants must be licensed, or in/eligible for an internship for licensure with the Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers, Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapy and Clinical Professional Counselors or the Nevada Board of Examiners for Psychologists. DCFS can provide supervision and clinical hours for interns.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Master's degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychology, social work or closely related academic field; OR an equivalent combination of education and clinical experience at or above a master's degree and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Additional Position Experience
    Experience working with youth (under the age of 18) and their families is required.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Applicants must be licensed, or in/ eligible for an internship for licensure with the Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers, Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapy and Clinical Professional Counselors or the Nevada Board of Examiners for Psychologists. DCFS can provide supervision and clinical hours for interns. Can you meet this requirement?
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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